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The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skyscraper

The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skys...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 33-story building was developed by Cousins Properties from November 2001 to December 2003. It was the first high- rise building t... more

911: President George W. Bush in President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC), 09/11/2001.

911: President George W. Bush in President's Emergency Operations Cent...

Original Caption: Mrs. Laura Bush listens Tuesday, September 11, 2001, as President George W. Bush discusses the terrorist attacks with White House staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center. Also pic... more

Warren Petroleum Co.

Warren Petroleum Co.

Title: Warren Petroleum Co. ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: February 1940..Place: Fairbanks, Texas..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film, color; 13 x 10 cm. ..File: ag1982_0234_2120_K_0... more

Warren Petroleum Co.

Warren Petroleum Co.

Title: Warren Petroleum Co. ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: February 1940..Place: Fairbanks, Texas..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film, color; 10 x 13 cm. ..File: ag1982_0234_2120_K_0... more

Warren Petroleum Co.

Warren Petroleum Co.

Title: Warren Petroleum Co...Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: February 1940..Place: Fairbanks, Texas..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film, color; 13 x 10 cm. ..File: ag1982_0234_2120_K_03_sm_op... more

Mission Mfg. misc.

Mission Mfg. misc.

Title: Mission Mfg. misc. ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co. miscellaneous shots]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Houston, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie ... more

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots

Title: Mission Mfg. misc. field shots ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co. miscellaneous shots]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Houston, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yar... more

Mission Mfg., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Mfg., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Mfg., ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co., ''Miss Mission'' series in color]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Housto... more

Mission Manufactor misc., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Manufactor misc., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Manufactor misc., ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co. miscellaneous, ''Miss Mission'' series in color]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: ... more

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Mfg. misc. field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co. miscellaneous field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color]..Creator: Robert Yarna... more

Distillate Products Co. for Hudson Engineering Co.

Distillate Products Co. for Hudson Engineering Co.

Title: Distillate Products Co. for Hudson Engineering Co. ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: 1946..Place: Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Physical Description: 1 transp... more

Warren Petroleum Corp., plant man turning Nordstrom valve, Gladewater, Texas

Warren Petroleum Corp., plant man turning Nordstrom valve, Gladewater,...

Title: Warren Petroleum Corp., plant man turning Nordstrom valve, Gladewater, Texas ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: 1947..Place: Gladewater, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Colle... more

Superior Oil Company, Lake Creek [Field], TX

Superior Oil Company, Lake Creek [Field], TX

Title: Superior Oil Company, Lake Creek [Field], TX ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: ca. 1949..Place: Lake Creek Field, Montgomery County, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collect... more

[Superior Oil Co. aircraft, Beech Bonanza]

[Superior Oil Co. aircraft, Beech Bonanza]

Title: [Superior Oil Co. aircraft, Beech Bonanza] ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: July - August 1949..Place: Lake Creek Field, Montgomery County, Texas or Midland, Texas ?..Part Of: Robert Yarnall... more

Hudson Engineering Co, Carthage plant

Hudson Engineering Co, Carthage plant

Title: Hudson Engineering Co, Carthage plant ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: October 1949..Place: Carthage, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Physical Description: 1 t... more

Superior Oil Co., Lake Creek [Field] recycling plant, Texas

Superior Oil Co., Lake Creek [Field] recycling plant, Texas

Title: Superior Oil Co., Lake Creek [Field] recycling plant, Texas ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: October 1949..Place: Lake Creek Field, Montgomery County, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie... more

DeLong Barge at Con. Western Dock, Orange, Texas

DeLong Barge at Con. Western Dock, Orange, Texas

Title: DeLong Barge at Con. Western Dock, Orange, Texas ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: February 1955..Place: Orange, Texas..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film, color; 13 x 10 cm. ..F... more

DeLong Barge at Con. Western Dock, Orange, Texas

DeLong Barge at Con. Western Dock, Orange, Texas

Title: DeLong Barge at Con. Western Dock, Orange, Texas ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: February 1955..Place: Orange, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photograph collection..Physical Descrip... more

Texaco

Texaco

Title: Texaco ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: ca. August 12, 1963 - November 25, 1963..Place: Fairbanks, Texas..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film, color; 10 x 13 cm. ..File: ag1982_0... more

Amer oil, Texas City

Amer oil, Texas City

Title: Amer oil, Texas City ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: May 1963..Place: Texas City, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film, c... more

Amer oil, Texas City

Amer oil, Texas City

Title: Amer oil, Texas City ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: May 1963..Place: Texas City, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film, c... more

Texaco

Texaco

Title: Texaco ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: ca. August 12, 1963 - November 25, 1963..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film, color; 10 x 13 cm. ..File: ag1982_0234_5113_E_96_sm_opt.jpg ... more

Texaco Service Station

Texaco Service Station

Title: Texaco Service Station ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1965..Place: Houston, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photograph collection..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film,... more

Plano del Lago de Sn. Bernardo situado en la costa del N. del Seno Mexicano su entrada en la l. N. de 28⁰24ʹ y en la long. de 278⁰27ʹ segun el meridiano de Tenerife.

Plano del Lago de Sn. Bernardo situado en la costa del N. del Seno Mex...

Prime meridian: Tenerife. Watermark: Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and yellow watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Indexed. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 976 Available also through the Library of Cong... more

[Costa de Cuba desde Cabo de San Antonio a la bahía de Cardenas].

[Costa de Cuba desde Cabo de San Antonio a la bahía de Cardenas].

Scale ca. 1:270,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: D. & C. Blauw; and, the letters DCB in a shield with a double letter. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the bottom. Depths... more

Plano del Lago de San Bernardo en el Seno Mexicano /

Plano del Lago de San Bernardo en el Seno Mexicano /

Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 975 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated ... more

Plano del Lago de Sn. Bernardo en el Seno Mexica no. /

Plano del Lago de Sn. Bernardo en el Seno Mexica no. /

Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Watermark dated as 1792. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 974 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site a... more

Map Polk County, Texas

Map Polk County, Texas

Shows names of residents. LC Land ownership maps, 1098 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A chart of the internal part of Louisiana : including all the hitherto unexplored countries, lying between the River La Platte of the Missouri on the N., and the Red River on the S., the Mississippi east, and the mountains of Mexico west, with a part of New Mexico & the Province of Texas /

A chart of the internal part of Louisiana : including all the hitherto...

Scale ca. 1:2,450,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. "Plate II." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

El Nuevo Mexico y Tierras Adyacentes Mapa Levantado para la demarcacion de los Limites de los Dominios Españoles y de los Estados Unidos por el P.D. Jose Pichardo quien lo dedica al Exmo. Sor. D. Fracisco Xavier Venegas Virrey de esta N.E. &. Año de 1811

El Nuevo Mexico y Tierras Adyacentes Mapa Levantado para la demarcacio...

Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Spanish manuscript map of Spanish Texas, Louisiana Territory and the Trans-Mississippi West, prepared for the use by the Spanish Crown in defending its claims to Spanis... more

Mapa topográfico de la provincia de Texas.

Mapa topográfico de la provincia de Texas.

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. See Carlos E. Castañeda and Eary Martin, Jr., Three manuscript maps of Texas by Stephan F. Austin, p. 16-45... more

Declaration del Pueblo de Tejas, reunido enconvencion general ... En la imprenta de Baker y Bordens, San Feline de Austin 7 de Noviembre de 1835.

Declaration del Pueblo de Tejas, reunido enconvencion general ... En l...

Imprin 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 1.

Map of the United States

Map of the United States

Also available in digital form.

Map of Texas with parts of the adjoining states

Map of Texas with parts of the adjoining states

Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich. "Entered according to Act of Congress the 17th day of March 1830 by H.S. Tanner of the state of Pennsylvania." "The latitude and longitude of... more

Gobierno supremo del estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas. El Vice-gobernador del Estado de Coahuila y Tejas en ejercicio del supreme poder ejecutiva à todos sus habitantes sabed: que el congreso del mismo Estado ha decretado lo que sigue ... Dado e

Gobierno supremo del estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas. El Vice-goberna...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 2.

map from "Texas. Observations, historical, geographical and descriptive in a series of letters, written during a visit to Austin's Colony in 1831 ... With an appendix containing ... answers to certain questions relative to colonization in Texas, issued ... by the London Geographical Society, etc"

map from "Texas. Observations, historical, geographical and descriptiv...

This image has been taken from scan 000005 from "Texas. Observations, historical, geographical and descriptive in a series of letters, written during a visit to Austin's Colony in 1831 ... With an appendix cont... more

El gobernador del estado libre de Coahuila y Texas á sus habitantes ... Monclova 31 de agosto de 1834. Juan José Elguezabal. Juan Antonio Padilla secretario.

El gobernador del estado libre de Coahuila y Texas á sus habitantes .....

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 5.

Gobierno supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas. El gobernador del Estado de Coahuila y Tejas á todes sus habitantes sared: que la honorable diputacion permanente, unida con el Ecsmo, consejo, y senores dipatados que se hallan en la capita

Gobierno supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas. El gobernador d...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 4.

Gobierno supreme del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas. El Gobernador del Estado de Coahuila y Tejas, a todos sus habitantes sabed: que el Congreso del misma Estado ha decretado la siguiente ... Dado en la Ciudal de Monclova ; 26 de Abril de 1834

Gobierno supreme del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas. El Gobernador d...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 6.

Proclamation of Sam. Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Army of Texas...December 12, 1835 [to] Citizens of Texas...

Proclamation of Sam. Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Army of Texas....

Broadside, no illus., of silk. Reference copy may be in LOT 4414T. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Prints on cloth; Texas History; PI; Rare Bk. Div.; Broadsid... more

A view of the Alamo Chapel located at #1 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (TX). This is the front of the Old Spanish Mission Fort where 189 defenders sacrificed their lives and fought to the death rather than surrender to the forces of the Mexican General Santa Anna in the year 1836

A view of the Alamo Chapel located at #1 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Tex...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Antonio State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery, CIV Release Status: Released to ... more

A nighttime view of the Alamo Chapel located at #1 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (TX). This is the front of the Old Spanish Mission Fort where 189 defenders sacrificed their lives and fought to the death rather than surrender to the forces of the Mexican General Santa Anna in the year 1836

A nighttime view of the Alamo Chapel located at #1 Alamo Plaza, San An...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Antonio State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery, CIV Release Status: Released to ... more

Houston, Santa Anna, and Cos

Houston, Santa Anna, and Cos

An imaginative portrayal (with overt propaganda value) of an event in the Texas war of independence --the surrender of Mexican commander Santa Anna and his brother-in-law General Martin Perfecto de Cos, to Amer... more

[Photostats of $1, $20, $50, and $100 bills of currency issued by the Republic of Texas, 1837-1841].

[Photostats of $1, $20, $50, and $100 bills of currency issued by the ...

Currency. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 7.

Major Joe Bunker's last parade, or the fix of a senator and his 700 independents

Major Joe Bunker's last parade, or the fix of a senator and his 700 in...

Democratic senator Nathaniel P. Tallmadge of New York was the leader of the conservative or pro-Bank Democrats. Here Clay satirizes Tallmadge's attempts to undermine party support for Van Buren's hard money fis... more

Map of Texas with parts of the adjoining states /

Map of Texas with parts of the adjoining states /

Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1835 by H.S. Tanner in the Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "The latitude ... more

Anti-Texas Meeting at Faneuil Hall!, Friends of Freedom! ... Jan. 24, 1838

Anti-Texas Meeting at Faneuil Hall!, Friends of Freedom! ... Jan. 24, ...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4414T. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Title from item. Caption card tracings: Mass. Boston Hist.; Statehood (Amer. politics); Texas Hist.; Broadsides 1... more

Texan universal pills. Prepared after a careful personal examination of the diseases incident to this climate, and with a particular reference to the health, comfort, and happiness of the citizens of this Republic. By James B. Gilman. Houston, 1

Texan universal pills. Prepared after a careful personal examination o...

0642G 1 24 F 48.; Rec. 3-29-48 $12.50. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 7a.

Mr. Calhoun- Mr. Van Buren- Texas. As the time when the Convention is to assemble seems to be settled, I propose to discuss the opinions of some leading members of our party, who are likely to receive its nomination ... [Signed] Simenes. [1839?]

Mr. Calhoun- Mr. Van Buren- Texas. As the time when the Convention is ...

Ximenes.; On verso: Texas; 8899. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 231, Folder 22.

Sketch of Texas with the boundaries of Mexican States as shown on General Austin's map of Texas published by R. S. Tanner, 1839.

Sketch of Texas with the boundaries of Mexican States as shown on Gene...

Manuscript. Red and black ink, watercolor, and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Texas meeting in Nashville [Nashville, 184-].

Texas meeting in Nashville [Nashville, 184-].

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 175, Folder 13a.

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the sea to Logan's Ferry in latitude 31°58ʹ24ʺ north : shewing the boundary between the United States and the Republic of Texas between said points : as marked and laid down by survey in 1840, under the direction of the Commissioners appointed for that purpose /

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the se...

Phillips, 1384 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in 3 parts. [See Sen. Doc. 199 2nd Session, 27th Congr. LC Vo. 397 for text and smaller maps] Mounted on cloth. ... more

Map of Texas.

Map of Texas.

Signed by W. Bollaert. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

map from "Entstehungsgeschichte und gegenwärtiger Zustand des neuen, unabhängigen amerikanischen Staates Texas ... Mit zwei Karten, etc"

map from "Entstehungsgeschichte und gegenwärtiger Zustand des neuen, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000173 from "Entstehungsgeschichte und gegenwärtiger Zustand des neuen, unabhängigen amerikanischen Staates Texas ... Mit zwei Karten, etc". The title and subject terms of ... more

map from "Entstehungsgeschichte und gegenwärtiger Zustand des neuen, unabhängigen amerikanischen Staates Texas ... Mit zwei Karten, etc"

map from "Entstehungsgeschichte und gegenwärtiger Zustand des neuen, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000175 from "Entstehungsgeschichte und gegenwärtiger Zustand des neuen, unabhängigen amerikanischen Staates Texas ... Mit zwei Karten, etc". The title and subject terms of ... more

Map of Texas /

Map of Texas /

Relief shown by hachures. "London, pub'd 17 April, 1841 by John Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square." Sectioned together in 18 pieces mounted on cloth backing. Torn around edges on some sections. Includes hand written n... more

Map of the river Sabine from Logan's Ferry to 32nd degree of north latitude : shewing the boundary between the United States of America and the Republic of Texas between said points, as marked and laid down by survey in 1841, under the direction of the Joint Commission appointed for that purpose under the 1st article of the convention signed at Washington on the 25th day of April 1838 /

Map of the river Sabine from Logan's Ferry to 32nd degree of north lat...

Relief shown by hachures. " ... it appears from a letter of J.H. Overton, United States Commissioner, dated Opelousas, Louisiana, August 10 1841 ... and the reply of October 1, 1841 ... that the maps ... had no... more

map from "Emigration to Texas. Texas: being a prospectus of the advantages offered to emigrants by the Texan Emigration and Land Company"

map from "Emigration to Texas. Texas: being a prospectus of the advant...

This image has been taken from scan 000031 from "Emigration to Texas. Texas: being a prospectus of the advantages offered to emigrants by the Texan Emigration and Land Company". The title and subject terms of t... more

map from "Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, and Western Texas"

map from "Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet i...

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from "Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, and Western Texas". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... more

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

The race for a $25,000 prize (the president's salary) is a metaphor for the 1844 campaign. The favored contender here is Henry Clay. The other runners are James K. Polk and John Tyler, while commentaries are of... more

portrait from "Texas and the Gulf of Mexico: or Yachting in the New World"

portrait from "Texas and the Gulf of Mexico: or Yachting in the New Wo...

This image has been taken from scan 000269 from volume 01 of "Texas and the Gulf of Mexico: or Yachting in the New World". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

Going to Texas after the election of 1844

Going to Texas after the election of 1844

A comic scene anticipating a Whig victory in the upcoming presidential election. The date is 1845, after an election supposedly decided on the Texas question, the tariff issue, and Democratic identification wi... more

portrait from "Texas and the Gulf of Mexico: or Yachting in the New World"

portrait from "Texas and the Gulf of Mexico: or Yachting in the New Wo...

This image has been taken from scan 000185 from volume 02 of "Texas and the Gulf of Mexico: or Yachting in the New World". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

Sale of dogs

Sale of dogs

Seeking a middle course between the issues of the annexation of Texas on one hand and abolitionism on the other, Van Buren lost the support of southern Democrats, including elderly statesman Andrew Jackson. Her... more

Political cock fighters

Political cock fighters

A figurative portrayal of the 1844 presidential contest as a cock-fight, in which Whig candidate Henry Clay prevails. Clay and Democratic opponent Polk battle in a pit or ring as several prominent political fi... more

map from "Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé expedition. Containing a description of a tour through Texas. With an account of the ... capture of the Texans and their march, as prisoners, to the City of Mexico"

map from "Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé expedition. Containing a de...

This image has been taken from scan 000024 from "Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé expedition. Containing a description of a tour through Texas. With an account of the ... capture of the Texans and their march, ... more

Virtuous Harry, or set a thief to catch a thief!

Virtuous Harry, or set a thief to catch a thief!

A satire on the Whig party's anti-annexation platform. The question of whether or not to annex Texas was a large issue separating candidates in the 1844 campaign. Annexation's serious implications for the futur... more

Map of Texas and the countries adjacent.

Map of Texas and the countries adjacent.

"Published by order of the U.S. Senate." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Cleansing the Augean stable

Cleansing the Augean stable

A pro-Whig satire, envisioning the cleansing of the "Augean Stable" of government corruption by presidential candidate Henry Clay and other Whigs. The title derives from one of the twelve mythical labors of Her... more

The masked battery or Loco-Foco strategy

The masked battery or Loco-Foco strategy

Another commentary on the Texas question (see "Texas Coming In," no. 1844-28), illustrating Democratic campaign strategy as advanced by Andrew Jackson. The idea of the annexation of Texas, repudiated by many of... more

Anti annexation procession

Anti annexation procession

A cynical look at the opposition to American annexation of Texas during the 1844 campaign. At the head of a motley procession is Whig candidate and professed anti-annexationist Henry Clay, riding a raccoon (wh... more

The little magician invoked

The little magician invoked

Martin Van Buren, known as "the Little Magician" for his remarkable political agility, summons spirits to divine the Democratic or "Loco Foco" prospects for election in 1844. He sits in an astrological circle, ... more

Texas coming in

Texas coming in

A pro-Democrat cartoon forecasting the collapse of Whig opposition to the annexation of Texas. James K. Polk, the expansionist candidate, stands at right near a bridge spanning "Salt River." He holds an America... more

The two bridges

The two bridges

As in "Texas Coming In" (no. 1844-28), a bridge over Salt River is the central motif, making the difference between the Whigs' successful crossing to the "Presidential Chair" and the disastrous route taken by t... more

Matty meeting the Texas question

Matty meeting the Texas question

A satire on the Democrats' approach to the delicate question of the annexation of Texas. In marked contrast to his portrayal of the issue as a beautiful woman in "Virtuous Harry" (no. 1844-27), the artist here ... more

[Memucan Hunt, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

[Memucan Hunt, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

Envoy, Minister Plenipotentiary, from Republic of Texas. Identification from engraving in DeBow's Southern and Western Review, October, 1852, frontispiece. Scratched on face of plate: 207; Hunt, Texas. Scratche... more

No annexation of Texas. It having been announced by the government organ that a treaty for the annexation of Texas has been negociated and signed and will soon be presented to the Senate, the undersigned call upon the citizens of New York, witho

No annexation of Texas. It having been announced by the government org...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 119, Folder 26a.

Texas: Church of Alamo, San Antonio de Bexar

Texas: Church of Alamo, San Antonio de Bexar

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1844. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

City of Houston - The Capitol of Texas

City of Houston - The Capitol of Texas

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1845. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Port of Galveston [Texas]

Port of Galveston [Texas]

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1845 Jan. 4. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Review of Texas troops

Review of Texas troops

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1845 Jan. 4. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The coon party crossing Cayuga Bridge Novr. 1844.  Or the effects of Cassius M. Clay's  political tour to western N. York

The coon party crossing Cayuga Bridge Novr. 1844. Or the effects of C...

A cartoon on the defeat of Whig Henry Clay in the 1844 presidential election, ascribing his loss of the state of New York to his cousin Cassius M. Clay's campaign tour on his behalf. Oddly, though given promine... more

Provincias internas del reyno de Nuevo España /

Provincias internas del reyno de Nuevo España /

Shows Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, eastern Coahuila, and southern Texas in 179-? Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Copied by author in 1846. Pen-and-ink, blue and red inks, and pencil on tracing paper. Availa... more

A map of the United States of Mexico : as organized and defined by the several acts of the Congress of that Republic /

A map of the United States of Mexico : as organized and defined by the...

Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Tanner's travelling map of Mexico. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 2nd day of April 1832, by H.S. Tanner, of the state of Pennsylvan... more

Volunteers for Texas. As you were

Volunteers for Texas. As you were

A scornful portrayal of the poor caliber of American volunteers for the Mexican War. The print evidently appeared at the outset of the conflict, as the Library's impression was deposited for copyright on May 13... more

The brilliant charge of Capt. May--At the Battle of Resaca de la Palma (Palm Ravine) 9th of May 1846 [...]

The brilliant charge of Capt. May--At the Battle of Resaca de la Palma...

No. 554. Copyright by N. Currier. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 772.

Ultimatum on the Oregon question

Ultimatum on the Oregon question

In his typically jingoist view of Polk's handling of the Oregon question, the artist Edward Williams Clay belittles the self-interested attitudes of Europe toward the dispute. The issue of whether to settle the... more

The capture of General Vega (In the act of discharging a canon); by the gallant Capt. May, of the U.S. Army, during the engagement of the 9th May Lith. & pub. by Sarony & Major, 99 Nassau near Fulton St. N.Y

The capture of General Vega (In the act of discharging a canon); by th...

Print shows Captain Charles Augustus May, on horseback, stopping General Vega, in the act of lighting a fuse on a cannon; troops all around them are still fighting. No. 158. Title from item. Below image: Entere... more

Texas /

Texas /

Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington, Greenwich, Paris, and Ferro. In upper left corner: Myer's Handatlas. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Quartel general, exercito de ocupacion, Corpus Christi 8 de Marzo, de 1846. Orden Num. 30. El exercito de occupacion en Te jas ... Z. Taylor, Br. Bd. General en Gefe, Exercito de los Estados Unidos.

Quartel general, exercito de ocupacion, Corpus Christi 8 de Marzo, de ...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 8.

The capture of General Vega (In the act of discharging a canon) by the gallant Capt. May, of the U.S. Army, during the engagement of the 9th May / / Lith. & pub. by Sarony & Major, 117 Fulton St. N.Y.

The capture of General Vega (In the act of discharging a canon) by the...

Print shows Captain Charles Augustus May, on horseback, stopping General Vega, in the act of lighting a fuse on a cannon; troops all around them are still fighting. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print fili... more

Plan of the ground situated to the north of Matamoras between the Rio Bravo & the Arroyo Colorado /

Plan of the ground situated to the north of Matamoras between the Rio ...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows the American routes & the battles indicated by Lt. Brereton's ordiance. Pen-and-ink and watercolor mounted on linen. Copy of a map taken from the portfolio of Gen. Arista after t... more